Decatur-area Emergency Assistance Ministry-DEAM

DEAM is a ministry supported primarily by 22 area churches who seek to meet the emergency needs of the less fortunate in the community.‍ Member churches refer needy cases to DEAM, thereby reducing the stress on their ministers and staff. DEAM serves more than 250 local families a month, providing critical assistance to ease hunger, prevent utility service disconnection, provide clothes and purchase life-sustaining prescriptions for qualified residents. For more information, visit

Decatur First, kitchen
M-F from 8am-4pm

Feed a hungry neighbor. Open Hand prepares, packs and delivers healthy meals throughout metro-Atlanta for those who might otherwise go without a meal. You can pick up meals for delivery from the Open Hand facility at Decatur First UMC. Volunteers are especially needed to deliver meals during the holidays! Call Annette Price at 770-365-6354 with any questions or visit for more information.